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What’s the Difference Between Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia?

Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life.

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Dreamless Sleep Tied to Greater Risk of Dementia

The people who developed dementia spent an average of 17 percent of their sleep time in REM sleep, compared to 20 percent for those who did not develop dementia.

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Trying To Keep Brain Sharp Doesn’t Have To Be Costly

While there’s nothing you can do or take to ensure you won’t get Alzheimer’s disease, experts say there are some strategies that might help keep your brain sharp.

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Sleep Disruption, Alzheimer’s Link Explained

Disrupting deep sleep boosts the amount of an Alzheimer’s disease-related protein called amyloid-beta in the fluid bathing the brain and spinal cord, new research suggests.

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Could Sleep Problems be Early Sign of Alzheimer’s?

Poor sleep may be a sign that people who are otherwise healthy may be more at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life than people who do not have such problems.

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More Americans with Alzheimer’s Are Dying at Home

Alzheimer’s deaths in hospitals and nursing homes or other long-term care facilities shrank from more than 80 percent to 60 percent over 15 years.

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